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Country Report Brazil 2017

Country report

  • Brazil
  • Agriculture,
  • Automotive/Transport,

21st March 2017

Brazil GDP

While in 2017 a modest economic rebound after two years of contraction is expected, Brazilian business insolvencies will continue to increase by about 10%.

Trading Briefs

Access Atradius know-how on trading opportunities including the documents: Export Practice, Credit-to-Cash Briefings and the Atradius Risk Map.

Industry Performance Forecast

Access a snapshot of the credit risk situation and business performance of 14 major industries in more than 30 countries. The forecast is based on the assessment of Atradius underwriters.

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    Uncertainty increases in European election year

    Economic research

    • Brazil,
    • France,
    • General economic

    18th April 2017

    2017 is a major election year in Europe. Election gains of populist parties could undermine support for European cooperation and threaten reforms.

    Payment Practices Barometer Western Europe 2017

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Austria,
    • Belgium,
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    11th April 2017

    The use of credit terms for B2B sales by respondents in Western Europe decreased slightly compared to 2016, stressing the challenging business environment.

    Payment Practices Barometer Austria 2017

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Austria
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    11th April 2017

    There has been a modest increase in the percentage of overdue B2B invoices of Austrian respondents in 2017 (37.4%), compared to one year ago (36.3%).

    Payment Practices Barometer Belgium 2017

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Belgium
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    11th April 2017

    Despite a strong aversion to granting trade credit to B2B customers, Belgium saw a modest increase in the use of credit- based transactions (31.8%).

    Payment Practices Barometer Denmark 2017

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Denmark
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    11th April 2017

    The percentages of B2B sales on credit terms in Denmark (56.4%) are, as in previous years, significantly higher than in Western Europe overall (38.8%).

    Payment Practices Barometer France 2017

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • France
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    11th April 2017

    In 2017, 29.3% of B2B sales in France were made on credit, far less than the regional average of 38.9%. This is similar to what was observed last year.

    Payment Practices Barometer Germany 2017

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Germany
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    11th April 2017

    In 2017, the total value of overdue B2B invoices in Germany (40.6%) is in line with the regional average (41.0%) and almost at the 2016 level (40.0%).

    Payment Practices Barometer Greece 2017

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Greece
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    11th April 2017

    Compared to one year ago (31.5%), Greece has seen an increase of almost seven percentage points in the percentage of overdue B2B invoices in 2017 (38.6%).

    Payment Practices Barometer Ireland 2017

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Ireland
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    11th April 2017

    After Denmark (56.4%) and Greece (52.1%), Ireland has the highest average of sales made on credit terms (48.2%) in the Western European countries surveyed.

    Payment Practices Barometer Italy 2017

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Italy
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    11th April 2017

    Despite a decrease in 2017, the average value of B2B sales on credit in Italy (42.5%) is still higher than that registered in Western Europe (38.8%).

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